Friday, June 27, 2008

The Mythos That Never Were



As I have mentioned before, Mythos: Captain America will be the last of the Mythos series. However, we had originally planned for 2 additional books featuring Iron Man and Daredevil, both of which I was looking forward to. I just ended a sentence with a preposition. It's my blog. Featured in this post are 2 digital sketches I had created to help visualize the look of the series before I had painted a single page.

If you're familiar with the Mythos covers, you can see that the basic design is there, although in rough form. I wasn't satisfied with the logo that they had shown me at the outset, so I came up with something on my own, which was followed pretty closely in the end.


10 comments:

  1. . . . nooo!! i want those too now.

    captain america was beautiful by the way. My favorite of the series.

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  2. Mythos Captain America was amazing. You can see the time and thought that went into every page.


    Too bad about Daredevil that would have been really nice, but I really can't imagine wanting to end the series with anyone else other than Cap.

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  3. That just blows.
    I would have liked the Daredevil. Like Ghost Rider, he was one of my early favorites.

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  4. I have recently started reading comics again after about a 10 year break and I picked up the Captain America issue of Mythos because of the cover. What I found inside was stunning, some of the best comic book art I have ever seen. I'm really glad I came back to comics when I did. I hope you get to do the Daredevil issue one day. He's still my favourite character, after all this time. -Bruce

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  5. the fact that we'll never see that daredevil issue is a travesty. the cap. issue was so good that i walked straight back to the shop and bought the hulk and x-men back issues.

    absolutly amazing artwork

    well done, sir!

    i especially liked the way it had a kind of memory or reminiscent effect to the painted art... almost like you we're looking into the characters memories - perhaps not exactly how it was, but how they remember it...

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  6. man dont stop making MYTHOS!!!! because they are aweasome soo think it ......i have a question for you paolo ¿did you are going to be on Sandiego ComicCon??

    seeya!!

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  7. Glad y'all liked it. Wish we could do more, but now it's time to move on. More on that later.

    And no, I won't be attending the San Diego Comic Con. Maybe next year.

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  8. That is a bummer.
    Though really the book I wanted to see was

    Mythos: Doctor Strange

    THAT would've been awesome.

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  9. Hey, that looks an awful lot like the Daredevil #1 cover!!

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    1. Exactly. I had the idea for that cover years before I finally got to paint it. I'm glad I finally got the chance... and with Mark Waid, no less!

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